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Dec 28, 2012 11:00pm EST
the city, kind of that line of i- 95, then chances are you're probably going to get maybe a little light snow and then it will be going over to rain. look, for us this is not a big storm. it's going to become a fairly substantial storm once it gets offshore tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. it's going to bring a lot of snow to new england specifically, the coastal areas there really going to get hammered tomorrow evening and tomorrow night. our snow will arrive before sun rise. it starts coming overnight tonight. it is trending now. the new stuff is suggesting maybe a little less snow for d.c., looks like it may get a little more mix with rain by late morning tomorrow morning, early in the afternoon before it shuts off. most of the accumulation which is typical will be north and west. all precipitation will taper off by late in the day, fairly fast moving storm. we'll give you the specifics in the forecast for the new year and beyond coming up. >> thank you very much. >>> the snowflakes have not started falling yet, but leaders in d.c. say you should be ready when they do. snowp
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the nation's big city mayors sent a letter to president calling for a ban on assault weapons and on high- capacity magazines. a strengthening of the current law on background checks. mark warner said he's rethinking his previous pro-nra position on gun control. >> when my daughters asked me friday night, dad, you're in the senate y can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or the rapid- fire ammunition clips. i didn't have a good enough answer for them. >> reporter: he thinks restrictions on gun sales and possession are exactly the wrong approach. >> let's try something different. let's do what the israelis do. school staff. armed, trained. >> reporter: virginia governor bob mcdonough ordered an audit of school safety procedures and he said he's disinclined to jump to quick conclusions. >> i don't have any policy recommendations that i'm making on arming teachers or anything else at this point. i'm suggesting our school audits need to be looked at, find ways to implementetter and exper say they would recommend to protect our schools better. that's all. >> report
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
never seen so many people in seattle in one vicinity like this. >> the city is not issuing fines just yet. anyone lighting up will be given a warning for now. voters in colorado approved a similar law in november legalizing marijuana. users there can only carry an ounce or less. >>> it's a big night at the white house. the national christmas tree lighting ceremony is underway on the ellipse. the first family is set to flip the switch in a few minutes. the tradition is meant to celebrate the holiday season and share the message of peace. the u.s. navy band, i think, just wrapping up here. sue palka is on the ellips tonight and, sue, normally, i would be asking you about the cold when you're outside like. this you have a celebration to talk about. >> reporter: we have a wonderful celebration already underway down here and i have to actual, the first family hasn't arrived yet. we can see the white house and the limos hind up. they apparently will be here in about 15 minutes, so we will be bringing you the tree lighting live when that happens. obviously, nothing it is going to happen unti
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Dec 28, 2012 10:00pm EST
forecast and show you how enough snow we think we'll get in the city and where -- how much snow we think we'll get in the city and where most of the snow will be in the north and west. >>> the district is preparing for the weekend winter weather. the d.c. snow team is expecting up to an inch of snow and then rain. plows have been out dale putting a salt mixture on the roads to prepare for the rain/snow mixture. by 4 a.m. crews will be out in full force salting and plowing the roadways paying extra attention to the bridges, overpasses and hilly areas. >> if you don't have to be on the road until later in the morning, hold back on your errands and give us a chance to work the roads. >> we checked with some local stores and people are getting ready, too. we're told customers have been stocking up on ice melt and shovels. >>> as the clock ticks down towards the fiscal cliff, president obama says he is hopeful to get a deal done soon. the president held talks today with congressional leaders at the white house this afternoon and afterwards said the meeting was constructive. fox's nicole
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Dec 24, 2012 5:00am EST
west and north of the city. you may see a few snowflakes mixed in. if you get a few sleet pellets, don't be surprised. >> sometimes tucker's filter doesn't work. >> man. >> everybody knows what i'm tracking about. >> we do. >> we know what you are talking about. >>> let's see about traffic. >> tucker is opening up a can of worms. company get you what i got tony perkins 10 years ago, a wonderful book, meteorology for dummies. >> feisty this morning. >> the joke on him since he's not there. let's look at the roads. they are vacant. if you are heading out, no problems. 66 from gainesville no problem to the beltway. lighter volume than normal. around the beltway over the american legion bridge into maryland, here is the look north of the bridge here, river road. you see light traffic in both directions. light volume on the top side of the beltway. over to connecticut avenue, through montgomery county and let's head 0 to the other side -- let's head over to the other side, federal government is closed. mail delivered as usual. h.o.v. restrictions are in effect. metro running on a regul
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Dec 18, 2012 4:25am EST
district. it is possible we could see decreases in the amount revenue that the city takes in from the speed camera. the city council we're sure will have something to say about this as well. back to you. >>> he said he was too overweight to be executed and the governor has made a decision. will a convicted killer be granted clemency? >>> sad news from capitol hill. we are remembering the life of a long-time senator who was third in line for the presidency. stay with us. we'll be right back.  >>> a news alert in the district where police are searching for a killer. a map was found dead in an apartment on i street northeast. no word yet on how he died. police are now asking anyone with information to give them a call. >>> in virginia, prince william county police are trying to track down a man who sexually assaulted a teenager inside her home. this is a composite sketch of the man. the victim says this man knocked on her door, claimed to work for a cable company and threatened her if she didn't let him inside. >>> an ohio inmate who claimed he was too obese to be executed
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Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
voted to fund new police officers through a city surplus. not as many as the mayor wants. they won't have the money to hire new officers with expected surplus. are they going to hurt the protection of folks in the city? >> i think they will. >> reporter: the most heated exchange came when marian barry called out white members n the council for not signing onto his exoffender bill. >> six white members out of seven oppose it. how do you explain it that not being racially divided? >> reporter: offended david fired back. >> the notion that we disagree are somehow labeled as insensitive because we disagree is really as i said a part of the vanity of stock and trade of a long bankrupt public servant who has long ago failed to offer constructive solution for the problems that afflict this city. i have had it. >> reporter: the two continued to exchange word. the council did approve a measure that will set aside a special fund for those hit hard by the flooding over the summer in bloomingdale. the downside is everyone's water bill could go up about $0.30 a month. >> matt, thank you. >>
FOX
Dec 6, 2012 10:00pm EST
students especially in the city like d.c. should be more aware of their surroundings and lock their doors and just be more aware. >> reporter: students are told to keep their doors locked even when they're in the room and to report stranges are right away. like the attempted sexual assault at rice hall, the crimes are a wakeup call. >> we're in the city. anything is possible. >> definitely going to lock my door any time guineawhere now. that's for sure. -- any time i go anywhere now. that's for sure. >> rice hall is advicing using a buddy system for students that work after hours and to let supervises know their hours. in both cases students and staff are to call campus security if they see a stranger in the building. >>> crime may have hit another school in our region. a man who worked at the maryland school for the deaf in columbia, maryland, is facing charges of child sex abuse. clarence taylor is charged with sexual abuse of a minor. he worked as a dorm aide when students slept at the so overnight. he's accused of inappropriately touching three girls. the alleged incidents happened be
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Dec 18, 2012 10:00pm EST
. >> reporter: the big city mayors have sent a letter to the president calling for a band on assault weapons and high capacity magazines and strengthening the current law on background checks. he's rethinking his previous pro nra position on gun control. >> when my daughters asked me friday night dad, you're in the senate. why can't we put reasonable restrictions on assault weapons or these rapid fire ammunition clips? i didn't have a good enough answer for them. >> reporter: virginia governor ordered a school safety audit. he was asked about allowing school employees to be armed. >> i know there's been a knee jerk reaction against that. i think there should at least be a discussion of that. if people were armed, not just a police officer but other school officials at were trained and chose to have a weapon, certainly there would have been an opportunity to stop aggressors coming into the school. that's a reasonable discussion. >> reporter: since the shooting on friday, the national rifle association has been silent. late tuesday afternoon the four million member group released a statement.
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Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
in the upper 50s. how about 58 here in the city. and the temperatures will be falling a little later today. in the 40s you see north and west, those temperatures will be later today as temperatures start to fall as our cold front moves through. >> thank you so much. >>> new this morning, we have a traffic alert to pass along to you. your commute to work today could be a little shorter. that is because four roads in the district now have increased speed limits. this is a live look along new york avenue in northeast d.c. one of the roads affected by the change here. here are the roads with the faster speed limits. the move comes after d-d.o.t. completed its review of the roads and found a higher speed would not impact safety in these areas. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> good morning. anxious to see how this plays out for those traveling along new york avenue this morning. typically, a very heavy traveled area as you work your way between south dakota avenue and bladensburg road and coming outbound headed back over towards
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Dec 7, 2012 5:00am EST
magnitude is 7.3. a city in the region reported that a small tsunami had hit but there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. there is no risk of a widespread tsunami. this is the same area that was hit with the 9.0 earthquake and tsunami in march of last year. >>> now to a news alert out of george washington university after police say there was an attempted sexual assault on campus and a series of burglaries. the attack happened in rice haul on tuesday. the burglary took place in the ivory tower dorm yesterday afternoon. the campus has beefed up security near those areas. they have released surveillance photos of two suspects accused of stealing cell phones and laptops from the dorm rooms. >>> a man who worked at the maryland school for the deaf in columbia maryland is facing charges of child sex abuse. investigators say clarence taylor worked as a dorm aide when students slept at the school overnight. he is accused of inappropriately touching three girls. the allegeeled incidents happened between 2008 and 2012 when the victims were just 10, 11 and 12 years old. how
FOX
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
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Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
city, the lesser your chance of any issues here. primarily rain. winter weather advisory across the northern tier of maryland, west virginia. it's no longer there. i'm not sure if they've canceled it or having a problem with the map. partly sunny skies. not as windy as yesterday. high 42. winds out of the north and west at 5 to 10. update on the forecast and we'll look at the weather advisory in a couple of minutes. back to you. >>> and keep up with the storm with the fox 5 weather app. download it on your droid, ipad or iphone. search for d.c. weather in the app store. you can also text fox 5 weather to 29473. and tony, it is -- >> free. >> exactly. >> thank you. >>> a massive winter storm system is now blamed for at least 16 deaths nationwide, including one in maryland. the storm dumped up to 2 feet 6 snow in up update new york and new england. it pounded areas already devastated by superstorm sandy. and travelers were stranded from boston to dallas. many roads remain impassable. >>> our big story this morning, avoiding the fiscal cliff. the president and lawmakers don't have a lo
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00am EST
beyond this and might be even a little cooler to the north and west of the city. we have some changes coming up as well in the weekend. we'll have the details later. gwen and a have worn vests so we can maybe give you the news and make it more comical. i don't know. >> we're styling. >> julie wright is standing by. julie, of a worn those pants. i want to take those pants and wear them right now with you. after you're done, i want those pants. people can't see how cute they are. >> they can see them now. >> it is very festive. >> all you need is a vest now. >> you need a vest. >> i need a vest. next report, reindeer ears. outer loop headed over for the exit for 270. at the point where you make the decision to go north or continue around 355, right underneath the metro bridge is where we had the accident involving a tractor-trailer this morning. it flipped over and it is loaded with pineapples. the truck will be on its side throughout the morning drive. they are waiting for another truck to come up to the scene to offload the pineapple and get the activity off the road. let's co
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Dec 28, 2012 4:25am EST
of the city during the morning hours tomorrow. 37 now in washington. no snow in the forecast today. leonardtown, you're down to 32 degrees. 30 in fredericksburg. 28 in culpeper. culpeper, you are always running cold. 32 in winchester. these temperatures actually held up a little bit with the cloud cover that we've seen roll through here overnight. nice and quiet. we are not expecting any rain shower or snow shower activity today. we do have a lot of clouds across the mid-atlantic. you can see out to the midwest, we have some cloud cover as well. our friday will feature partly sunny skies. it won't be a terribly beautiful day with highs in the low 40s. the wind much lighter than what we had around here yesterday. a little wave of low pressure is going to develop off to the south and west. clouds will get in here tonight and we should start to see snow break out across the area by day break tomorrow. let's put futurecast in motion to show you what is going to be happening. again, no problems today. here we are at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. once again, getting that little wedge of snow devel
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Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
council passed bills to reduce the city's funding by $350 million that is over the next four years. the chairman of the council said the changes were important and they will be worked into the budget. >> some things done wrong and some things you wish were done differently. i wished they had not passed the legislation, though, and that is subject to appropriations. again, not to be deund -- redundant, it gives the public the impression the bills were passed and moved forward when, in fact, they can't. >> and i think that when the committee chairs are looking at legislation, they ought to be looking hard at whether we can avoid putting off the effectiveness until money is found. in other words, draft legislation in such a way that it's fully funded. on the other hand, if there is a priority that is important, like reducing the speeding, that is important if it's the council to say this is a priority. this is where the policy ought to be. >> also, all voted in favor of a new plan for d.c.'s autonomy. this plan would put the issue to the voters with the hopes of taking congressional c
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00am EST
midnight. maybe 38, 39 degrees here in the city. not a bad go-round this year no new year's eve. it is cold. 30 in washington. ignore the annapolis, 48. that once not working for some reason. 29 in baltimore. 28 in leonardtown. we are getting close to teens here in manassas and culpeper. 21degrees. mountains in the mid-20s as well. very cold start to the day. might be a the ice out there in spots. i had some ice in the drive way with some water from saturday still not dry. nice, quiet conditions out there at this hour. should be a good-looking -- not sure it will be a good-looking day. it should be a dry day. we have allot of clouds out to the west and they will start to roll in here later this afternoon along and ahead of our next area of storminess. we'll have a cold front come through later tonight and during the day tomorrow. and it is possible tomorrow we could see a rain and/or snow shower. probably better chance of rain as temperatures will be in the 40s. not a big deal. we'll still have a lot of clouds around tomorrow. tonight, no issues if you are headed out. becoming not g
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Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
.1-mile much of the day, a lot of delayed flights up here. 3-mile visibility for the city. let's hope we can hang onto those good numbers through the night. meanwhile today's temperatures into the 50s and very close to these numbers, 54 degrees the 10:00 temperature at dulles. they've dropped down to 53 degrees now, 54 still for the district. it looks like we've gone up. it looks like quantico popped up a bit, too. obviously very mild tonight, fredericksburg 57 and all this because of a frontal boundary to our west pushing warmer air ahead of it and cooler air behind it as you can see with pittsburgh down to 46, chicago 32 and detroit at 40. for usen cold tonight, mainly -- us not cold tonight, mainly in the 40s. tomorrow we'll see the showers out of here. the rest of the night we'll call for scattered showers and then maybe areas of fog be back in with a dense fog advisory slated to go till 6 a.m. i do think the fog is gone by the morning commute and the showers are gone. that's because the front will be through the area. winds will start to pick up. we should see our temperatur
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Dec 18, 2012 9:00am EST
. good morning, melanie. >> reporter: good morning. this is all related to the city's speed camera program as we well know. there's been a lot of criticism. generated $85 million just in last fiscal year alone. new york avenue the camera is the third most ticketed. now, the higher speed limits that will begin here is not in where that speed camera is. it is part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. so let's look at where they raised the speet limits. first here on new york avenue eastbound, 45 miles an hour. new york avenue westbound from the maryland line to blade nsburg road. north capitol street from michigan to harewood road 40 to 45. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> do have speed camera programs is to make sure before they put a camera in to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. mayor gray says the reassessment of the speed limit shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. also the same for parts of 295 as well. those are the most ticketed locations about a month ago. the city council today is going to be looking at a spee
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Dec 7, 2012 4:25am EST
: let's do it. first down. this is such a cake question. what is the large of the city in maryland. >> baltimore. >> going to give that to reed. >> that was pretty easy. >> that was cake. >> reporter: second down, there are three downtown areas along the port. the inner harbor, sells point and the italy. which was featured in the movie sleepless in seattle. >> south point. >> reporter: santana moss played at the u with this -- >> ed read. >> i had it. but too slow. >> reporter: fourth down. you need this to stay alive. cal ripken
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00pm EST
of the accumulation is going to be. you can see the city's involved in the winter weather advisory. front royal, winchester, frederick, hagerstown, leesburg and rockville. it doesn't look like this is going to be a big storm at all for us, moving long quickly. the way we see it now, most of the snow will arrive for everyone before sunrise and basically coming in overnight tonight. for the d.c. area here, we're talking about snow and we'll see snow for most of the day tomorrow. the highest accumulations will be north and west which, is very typical around here and all of the precipitation, whether it's rain or snow, will be tapering off late in the day. coming up with the full forecast, will, we're talking about where we think the greatest accumulations will be and who sees an inch of wet snow. >> all right, sounds like problems on the road. the district said it will be ready when the first flakes fall. city leaders say plows will hit the streets about 4:00 a.m. tomorrow and they're going to pretreat bridges, overpasses and other elevated roads that are prone to freezeing. that is a
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00pm EST
accumulation here in the city. first of all, i want to assure you that this is not a big storm and it's not going have a great impact o cross the area now. and the in fact that it's coming on a saturday is going to be, help us quite a bit, you know. you don't necessarily have to get out. most of us don't with minimal commuting to be done. the snow is arriving for everyone before sunrise. it's going to be be snow and then snow and rain for d.c. and looks like a changeover to mostly rain. the highest accumulation to the north-northwest, which is very typical around here. and all of the precip, it looks like it will taper off late day. we have a winter weather advisory and that is in the first full forecast coming up, tom? >> thank you very much, gary. you can remember get your weather all the time anywhere, any time on the fox 5 weather app. download it on your droid,. >> i joy pad or. >> i joy phone. search d.c. weather in the app store and text fox 5 weather to 29473. >>> a traffic alert for you out of montgomery county tonight where police have just reopened a portion of the rockville
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
the city will use the meters in the future, even if they have to paint over the red. the other big bill show coresponse order, loring speed camera fines, it passed last night. more that tonight at 6 and hearing from the mayor, shawn. back to you. >> thank you. >>> and a bank was evacuated when someone tried to blow up the atm. sky fox is over the scene in shelton boulevard. someone called to report a explosion overnight. security video later conern -- confirmed an explosive device went off around 4 a.m. the atm was scotched to damage and still functions. police evacuated the bank and northbound homes this afternoon after a dog detected a possible second device behind the bank. they gave us the all clear a short time later. >>> a developing story in maryland. a 34-year-old man is dead and his 54-year-old brother hurts after they were apparently intensionally run over this morning in gaithersburg. police found the car that hit them and now they trying to figure out who was driving it. paul wagner has more on the investigation. >> reporter: when police first began investigating the ca
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00am EST
get there. definitely many cities are posting signs with gas at $2 and change. >> you are the bearer of good news this morning. >> it doesn't happen so we had to draw attention to it. >> we appreciate any good news you can give us. always good so see you. >> see you later. >> coming up next in the morning line, dave ross is talking live with redskins linebacker lorenzo alexander. but first, we'll get the latest on the school shootings in connecticut as the nation continues to mourn with newtown. investigators try to unravel what led to the loss of so many innocent lives. they've run into a challenge in gathering evidence from the suspect's computer. we'll tell you more about that when fox 5 morning news continues.  [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.48 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so mu
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Dec 29, 2012 10:00pm EST
city. let's go to the maps then, again, the system new winding down. you can see the last of it. there you go. pushing up now north and east of new york city. and still some leftover snow into connecticut and to boston and providence and they're getting leftovers. for us, the cloud cover and some clearing overnight. and that is the theme around here. and that is bringing in colder air and dealing with winds tonight, maybe 25 miles an hour and during the day tomorrow. here are your snow totals at the airport. reagan national picking up a trace. bwi marshal, a half an inch and closer to an inch there at dulles and as i mentioned, anywhere between a trace of snow and two-plus inches to the west. and 48 in reagan national; 37 degrees at bwi marshal and overnight lows should dip and that is why there is a concern of black ice and spots. clearing skies, breezy and cold. winds northwest and gusting over 25 and more details on the weather coming up and this is a look at the amazing forecast. back to you. >> and thank you. remember, you can check the weather where you live and update the
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Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
the greatest day ia a long time. rgiii bringing the city back. >> rgiii!gi >> reporter: gordon dancing in the street, proudly wearingwe number 10. >> it's excitement, this town is back how it used to be back in the day. >> reporter: robert griffin iii, almost single handily carrying the team into the post season. >> wearing that proudly?ly >> i might sleep in it tonight. i don't want to take it off. if i take it off, it might brinr us bad luck. >> reporter: for now, they aree celebrating the redskins winninn with t-shirts hot off the presses. >> it's been a long, long time. kind of remind everybody how ol they are. it's been a long time. >> reporter: shirts featuringhi the best of rtthe burgundy andrg gold will unbe sold at giant foa stores in the washington region. >> there's a lot of favorites. fans fall in love with the players. whole town, when they will town advances. >> reporter: cheap z is 71, has missed just four home games inga 34 years.me knows what it means when thet redskins win. >> some might still be at theth stadium. we were there to 3:30 p.m. >> reporter: all ag
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Dec 22, 2012 10:00pm EST
to the city. >>> we had strong winds giving us significant wind chills. temperatures now in the 20s and into the 30s along the eastern seaboard. will we get a warm up? details coming up a little bit later. we'll be back after the break.  >>> what can you say about the wizards? they need a christmas miracle. >> at least the red scirnses doing well. >> usually, the redskins are struggling and the wizards are struggling and we rely on the caps. but the caps are not here. >> redskins doing us a favor. >> and wizards at the bottom of the nba standing as to add insult to injury, last night, they suffered the worth loss of the season. wizards scored just 13 points in the first quarter. this is the second quarter. wizards trailed by 19 points at the half. crawford with a game high 19 at the half. nenj's steal results in beal's lay-in. beal who missed the last two games would chip in with 19. beal chases after the ball. he hits the deck. the pistons bynum to maxfield for the dunk. wizards fall again to the pistons 96-87, an nba worst 3- 22. >>> jt 3 and georgetown hosting au. au hanging tou
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Dec 30, 2012 8:00am EST
in new york city. we will have the latest from times square when we return. @? >>> some of the stories making headlines this morning. the first legal action is underway in connection to the school shooting in newtown, connecticut. a lawyer has asked to sue the state of connecticut for $100 million on behalf of a 6-year- old survivor. the lawyer claims the state failed to protect the child from foreseeable harm. states are generally immune from such lawsuits so the suit cannot go forward unless the state agrees to allow it. >>> scary moments in phoenix arizona this weekend. a woman was kidnapped and forced to rob her bank. coworkers arrived to work saturday morning and found the woman with some kind of device around her neck. fortunately bomb squad crews were able to remove the device. it turned out not to be explosive. the suspect is still on the loose, still unclear whether any money was actually stolen. >>> protesters are gathering once again in the indian capitol of new delhi following the death of a woman who was gang raped and beaten on a bus in the city. she suffered seve
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Dec 31, 2012 6:00am EST
better cab service in the city. beginning tomorrow, new regulation by the taxicab commission will take effect. the new guidelines were created to help phase out older cabs. new regulation so no vehicles more than five years old or with more than 300,000 miles can be in service. the commission will help ensurthe safety, cleanliness and overall performance of district cabs. >>> when it comes to getting the biggest bang for your buck when paying for college, looks like the washington area may be your best bet. in a newly released ranking, maryland and virginia took three of the top spots. university of virginia took over the number two spot. the college of william and mary close behind in the number four spot and the university of maryland, college park right in the middle at number five. six other local schools also placed in the top 100. good place to be. >>> coming up next, we'll check in with fox business network live in times square where some one million will descend in just a few hours to ring in 2013. it will be a lot of people. >> yes, it will.   we'll be right
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Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
really doing something for the city. >> you got to love his humility. when he walked into the stadium or the rein, they were trailing and -- arena, they were trailing and moments later they took the lead and led the next three quarters. >> and they were chanting rg3 in the basketball game. >> a little distraction for the players perhaps. >> whatever brings the fans. >> whatever brings a win to the wizards, we'll take. >> no doubt. >>> -- we'll take it. >> no doubt. >>> imagine having a mini stroke at just 26 years old. a doctor joins us with the symptoms and warning signs ahead tonight. >> reporter: it's not easy to get motivated to exercise, but stick around. an inspirational man who has lost 310 pounds coming up. >> hi, we're the cashing family from turkey. we want to take an opportunity to say hello to our lovely family. we love you and from our hearts to yours we say merry christmas and happy new year!  you won't take my lifee. you won't take our future. aids affects us all. even babies. chevron is working to stop mother-to-child transmission. our employees and
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Dec 29, 2012 6:00pm EST
, we get cold and breezy out there. the overnight low about 31 in the city and 20s north and west of the snowpack and winds north and west, 10 to 15. more details on the weather and we'll look at the sunday forecast, a big redskin game, and of course, the new year's eve celebration as well. back to you. >> thank you, tucker. >>> winter weather team coverage continues to-from- virginia to maryland. some places got more than a dusting of snow. lauren demarco was in parts of maryland and joins us live tonight with the latest. lauren. >> reporter: maureen, definitely very chilly out here and clear. and, of course, we saw the little bit of winter weather today. likely the last winter event of the year, and it's been a pretty uneventful 2012 as far as winter weather and snow. we had enough for some folks to see what they thought today brought. no major issues on i-270 as the snow came down. pretreatments helped to make the highways passible, plows and salt trucks taking care of the rest. >> i have all-wheel drive in the car. it's not bad. >> be careful. don't want to go too fast or too slo
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Dec 9, 2012 10:00pm EST
and opponents of syrian president bashar assad broke out in the northern city of tripoli. the day saw nine syrian judges and prosecutors defect to the opposition hitting the government regime as it struggles to maintain power amid growing international threats. the crisis in syria has been raging for nearly two years now killing an estimated 40,000 people. ople. >>> an early morning rescue of an american doctor kidnapped in afghanistan by the taliban, tonight we are learning more about that doctor and the operation that may have saved his life. fox's peter doocy has details. >> reporter: taliban insurgents held american dr. delipp joseph captive in the mountains of afghanistan about 50 miles from the pakistan border more than three days. dr. joseph was kidnapped in broad daylight wednesday about 3:30 in the afternoon afghan time following a visit to a rural clinic where he worked for a nonprofit called morning star development. two others also taken captive were released two hours before dr. joseph's rescue which general john allen commander of american forces in afghanistan says he o
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Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
in northern maryland and certainly a possibility even here in the city tomorrow we could get light accumulations. i'm going to give you the seven- day forecast, might as well give it to you early. snow, rain for saturday. and quieter weather into the new year. more details on all the forecasts, including the timing on tomorrow's snow coming up. let's do traffic and get the latest from jeff. good morning. >> starting in prince george's county, not much volume here in either direction. the significance is it's on my way to fed ex and i'm starting to tailgate in about two hours for sunday's game. looking good on other roadways. pennsylvania, and branch avenue and route 50. we'll head over to the fairfax county parkway, it's 95 north, looking good in both your hov lanes and the main line, up from stafford county to the mixing bowl, and over to montgomery county, just north of the american legion bridge. light coming in from virginia around the inner loop into montgomery county. outer loop looks good as well down 270 to the split. no problems on the bw parkway or 95 between the beltways
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Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
encouraged some supporters to donate. city law requires the disclosure of all campaign donations to the office of campaign finance. in the past the mayor has admitted his campaign had issues but denied any wrongdoing. >>> also new this morning, a fight over a delegate seat is over. yesterday a judge said neither tiffany nor greg hall should serve. that means the governor is free to pick the vacant spot. austin previously held the seat. but she was officially ousted as a part of a plea deal. the democratic central committee picked hall to replace her. but the governor rejected because of hall 's past criminal record. >> the homeless than accused of pushing another man into the path of a new york subway train has been charged with second degree murder. davis is being held without bail. pushed 58-year-old han into the subway tracks after an argument. the train hit and killed him. he has been in trouble with the law before. family members were holding funeral service for han today. >>> software company founder john macafee. they took him into custody for allegedly -- in the fatal shooti
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Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
n. new york city, anna coyman, fox news. >>> the news is far from over. the news edge starts now. >>> beginning with all eyes on the clock. thanks for staying with us. i'm maureen umeh. come new year's eve when we count down to midnight, we're counting down to the so-called fiscal cliff. if congress does nothing, taxes go up on everyone. mike emmanuel has more. >> reporter: lawmake -- lawmakers return to capitol hill in a last-minute attempt going over the fiscal cliff. congressional leaders are looking to avoid tax hikes on most americans but key disagreements on eptitlesments and tax rate thresh finds remain. president obama's original plan called for increasing taxes on families earning more than $250,000 now $400,000 could be a number on the negotiating table. >> the $400,000 level seems to me to be with about right. that represents about the top 1% of income earners in the country and is they got knee% of the growth and there is some flexibility there. >> reporter: the republicans say the u.s. is not facing's revenue problem. >> i feel like i'm a lifeguard and we have to sav
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Dec 17, 2012 10:00pm EST
car. it's pre -- steal a marked police car. it's pretty brazen. >> reporter: within the city of alexandria there are approximately 30 marked take- home vehicles. police say they won't be kept overnight in neighborhoods until the suspect is behind bars. >> in 30 years here i've never seen this happen before. so i'm hoping i never see it happen again. >> anyone with information about the stolen cruisers is urged to contact police. now again the vehicles were found abandoned a short time after being taken, but until this case is solved authorities say if you're driving and feel uncomfortable during a police stop, you can always pull over and call 911 and just open the window slighty and say you'd like to wait for additional is ofs to arrive at the scene -- officers to arrive at the scene. >>> a mysterious death in d.c., a body found in a park near an elementary school, what we've learned about the investigation and reaction from nervous parents. >> a mom of three proves her doctor is wrong and becomes a medical miracle just in time for christmas, her amazing story at 11:00. with my
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00am EST
cumberland. up the mid-atlantic, we have 30 for boston and 30 degrees for new york city. 4 34 to the south in roanoke. today's current temperatures, 35 at d.c. 30 at dulles and 28 at bwi myrrh shall. we are actually a lot cooler than we were yesterday at this time. winds are calm. we had gusty winds and wind chills yesterday as well. that is another factor we don't have to deal with. so that ridge of high pressure in control keeping up the sunshine. it will be cool and chilly as we move through into the course of tomorrow. looks like we'll see showers as we head through into sunday. 46 for today and then sunny skies and chilly. and tonight, 36 degrees. a little bit cooler in the suburbs. prepare for that. we creep into the 60s by the time saturday comes around. that looks great. however, a few showers for your sunday and monday before we get back to dry conditions on tuesday into wednesday. temperatures just rising ever so slightly. another tease from mother nature. >> absolutely. all right. on the roads this morning, it started off around 2:00. the trt overturned on its side loaded with pine
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Dec 24, 2012 4:25am EST
we have rain showers maybe at the onset here north and west of the city, a little frozen sleet and a little bit of -- maybe a few snowflakes, one of those, either way we aren't getting a lot of anything. we aren't concerned with travel but it won't make for a great looking day. >> all right. >> let's start with it got cold. 32. temperatures falling into the 20s and 30s for much of the area. leonardtown 32. manassas 23. 26 dulles. annapolis 38 and 28 in baltimore. so, a cold start to the day. i know what you are thinking, we have precip on the way. looks like the precipitation, the rain showers and/or the sleet won't get here until early this afternoon. there is the origins of the storm to the south and east. the clouds will roll in. i don't think we will lose any more on the temperatures. we will gradually warm up to about 40. here is the main event. not this particular storm not well organized and the apparent low will stay to the west. what that means is we will get a big wash of warmer air. not just at the surface but as you climb into the atmosphere. the profile is to bring us ra
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Dec 28, 2012 6:00am EST
the city where it stays all snow. there is some indications, still some question marks about where the rain-snow line sets up early tomorrow morning. let's worry about our friday. you are just fine. if you are going to work, your afternoon and morning commute are fine. highs in the low 40s. nice day today. >> thank you. >>> time now to check in with jeff newman. >> good morning. we'll start in virginia as i mentioned. a light commute but the accident just north of the occoquan has thinged backed up to dale city. it is not impossible. it is not stop and go. just running a bit under speed. here is your look as you are passing 123 on the way up to the accident scene which is just after the occoquan. once past this juncture, it has moved over to the left shoulder there in the main lanes. your hov lanes are running at speed. once past this and through springfield off to the lanes of 395, no problems to report. around theener loop, springfield passing tyson's over to the legion bridge. -- around the inner loop, springfield passing tyson's over to the legion bridge. no problems to report as y
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Dec 30, 2012 9:00am EST
on the streets of our cities? they aren't good hunting weapons, no hunter worth their salt would use an assault weapon to hunt, and, what we'd do is take the earlier bill and strengthen it in many ways, prevent the gun manufacturers, from getting around it as they did. go to a one physical characteristic test and take specific models and ban mayor manufacture, sale and transfer and take the weapons that are grandfathered, that are in possession now, and put them under the federal firearms act. so that they would be licensed, there would be background checks down. america has to bite the bullet of what these incidents mean to our people, to our nation, and our nation's standing in the world. when you have someone walking in and flaying in the most brutal way, 6-year-olds, something is really wrong. this is one effort and other things we should do to try to put weapons under some kind of appropriate authority. >> chris: senator graham, you support the nra plan to put more school security in place, and you oppose senator feinstein's assault weapons ban. why is she wrong? >> we'll, we ha
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00am EST
temperatures right now in the low to mid-30s. warm spot here at reagan national, 37. pittsburgh is 28. detroit this morning, 15. that is nice and wold. 28 in boston. new york city 31 degrees. -- that is nice and cold. a couple of things going with this. this will be a quick mover and not terribly strong. so when it moves through the area, i think by late tonight, probably by day break tomorrow, we'll see snow break out across the area. during the morning hours, it will transition south and east into the rain-snow mix and the whole thing will wind down by early tomorrow affect. so we're only talking about the potential at most if it remains all snow, a couple of inches of snow. it will be enough to coat the ground in many places and maybe enough to finally make your first snowball or go sledding. i think most people are going to like this particular snow event. no issues for your friday. partial sunshine. 42 your daytime high here in town. notice,ments colder here north and west. -- notice it is colder here north and west. >> get the sled oiled up and ready for the kid. >> oh, we don't
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Dec 31, 2012 4:25am EST
. >> clinton is being treated at a new york city hospital and doctors say the clot stems from a concussion she suffered earlier this month. we have a report. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton has been admitted to new york presbyterian hospital. a spokesperson for the state department has release a statement that reads in part, quote, secretary clinton's doctors discovered a blood clot had formed stemming from the -- sustained several weeks ago. officials say clinton is being treated with anticoagulants. dr.eric braverman is not affiliated with the case but says a blood clot could lead to dire consequences depending on its location. >> blood clots are serious depending on where they are and the leg is more common and simpler to treat. lungs are more life-threatening and to the brain, very serious if it is in the brain because of stroke and potential memory and injury to the entire brain. >> reporter: secretary clinton suffered the con suggestion mid- december after passing out in her home. it happened after she was recovering from a stomach virus that left her weak
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Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
hit reno and carson city making a difficult holiday commute more challenging. the storm closed a major highway between nevada and california. more snow is expected to pass through the area today. >> that is near the skiing in lake tahoe. they are used to getting snow there. >> stuck in a car, in the commute. >> i was stuck near truckee one time for ten hours. >> you were. >> yeah, when i was in college. >> oh, my gosh. >> tucker has all kinds of funny stories from his college days. >> it was funny. it was kind of a party atmosphere. >> were you in the car by yourself. >> two others. >> women? >> one. >> now the story gets more interesting. but we don't have time for that. >> i'm just saying -- >> i'm saying if you are stuck in a car for ten hours and you had fun, i'm putting two and two together. >> i will tell you about it later. >> get to the forecast. >> wisdom is getting -- quite the imagination. stormy pattern. we haven't had a lot going on. things will get active around here for the next seven days or so. we were looking at three different possibilities of storminess starti
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Dec 30, 2012 10:00pm EST
across the area. temperature has cooled down. 33degrees in the city. probably pretty much the same at fed ex. gaithersburg into the 20s. frederick now down at 30 degrees. most places at or below freezing. overnight tonight temperatures will drop. the winds have come down a little bit. yes, there's a windchill factor. but it's not much different than what the actual temperature is. feels like about 25 degrees or so here in washington. obviously 52 degrees in annapolis is wishful thinking. that's an error there on the computer's part. clearing skies overnight tonight will be very cold. down to about 27 degrees tonight here in town. but outside of town, out in the suburbs, overnight tonight talking about temperatures getting down into the teens. really, really cold. one of the coldest nights we've had so far this season, maureen, and it looks like this cold stuff is around to stay. let me just -- there's still a snowflake in the forecast for new year's day. we'll talk about new year's eve and day coming up. >>> sounds good, thank you. coming up, no deal. after another day of failed negot
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Dec 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
cities featuring team's specific loots and yes, it is catered to the female fan. >> the reality is there are so many female fans, way more than people know. we don't just watch for the commercials. we want to know what's going on in the game and we want to look good while we're doing it. we want to serve with wine glasses and have our manicures and pedicures right. it's a great opportunity to really get the respect women have long deserved as we've been die hard football fans for years. >> the lounge ofs complementary burgundy and goldman cures and professional stylists. >> i like it. >> burgundy and gold feathers in the hair. >>> the redskins do continue their improbable run, now the hottest team in the nfc. >> lots to get to tonight on nissan sports xtra and scott smith is standing by with a preview. >> you know fashion is what it all comes down to. every week it's something new with rg3 and what a performance today with not only him, but kc1, the backup. kirk cousins steps in and the win comes in light of a scary play involving robert griffin, iii. the latest on the injury to his righ
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Dec 18, 2012 7:00am EST
dc with the details. >> reporter: good morning. this is all tied into the city's speed camera program. as we know there's a huge public outcry which has generated $85 million last year. and right here on new york avenue westbound, the cameras just a little ways behind me brought in $5.4 million in revenue. not clear if the higher speed limit will reduce those speeding signs but it's part of mayor gray's comprehensive review. let's take a look at the speed changes as of 12:01 this morning. new york avenue eastbound to the maryland line is going up to 45. westbound it is going from 35 to 40. then on bladensburg road it's going from 25 to 30. north capitol street from michigan avenue to harol road. and canal road from chain bridge to foxhall. >>> four cities with speed camera programs is to make sure the speed limits are appropriate for the roadways. ddots reassessment shows the changes can be made without compromising safety. in november the mayor also as part of this review increased the speed limit on benning road and parts of 295. that was the most ticketed roadway bringing i
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Dec 9, 2012 8:00am EST
taking a chance. >> reporter: some city cab have a light drivers can activate, signaling to the public they need help, but there's no guarantee that someone will see it in time. >> even if somebody calls, you could still be attacked before somebody actually get the cops. >> reporter: the chairman of the dc taxi commission is pushing for taxi smart meter system, which would include a new panic button for dc cabs. >> a safety device, which would allow a driver, if they are attacked or threatened, to push a button that would immediately summon police. >> reporter: the smart meter system would also include credit card machines. >> reducing the cash and having immediate access to help will go a long way to reducing assaults on drivers and passengers. >> reporter: for now, many drivers try to stick together and watch each other's backs. >> we either follow each other or we stay on the phone so that we know where we are and we always tell each other where we are going. >> reporter: and some drivers say they avoid the late shift all together. >> because of security. >> how late do you w
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Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
tips from residents, new technology and the city's gang intelligence unit. >> beginning tomorrow, it will cost you more to use the dulles toll road. increase from 25 cents to $1.25. the rate hike will help pay for the dulles metro project. >> a very happy start to 2013 for same sex couples. the couples will be able to start marrying beginning at 12:01 on january 1. because the day is a holiday and because there is a two day waiting period before licenses take affect, they could not marry until january 4th. the state's attorney general now says all of the licenses will take affect tomorrow. in november, maryland voters approved to legalize same sex marriage. >> still ahead, down to the wire. we're going to sit down with two elected officials with a closer look at the fiscal cliff negotiation. >> and we'll check in on the final preps in new york before tonight's main event. >> and as we head to break, let's take a live look outside. the latest weather and traffic from tucker and langdon coming up next. time now is 7:25. dinner's ready. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff.
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Dec 9, 2012 9:00am EST
moment that we got our first web order... ♪ ...we could tell we were on the verge of something magical. all of a sudden it just felt like things were changing. we can use this to advertise to bakers everywhere. [ man ] browns summit, north carolina. crescent city, california. we had a package go to kathmandu once. the web has been the reason this entire section of the warehouse exists today. we were becoming more than this little flour company in vermont. [ woman ] we're all going after one common goal, which is to spread the joy of baking throughout the whole world. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> citizens are making decisions about investment an hiring and if they don't have confidence we can get this thing done they'll start pulling back, and we could have a rocky time in our economy, over the next several months. >> chris: president obama, drawing a link between the fiscal cliff talks and a still slow economic recovery, and we're back now with the panel. well, we got the new jobs numbers friday. let's put them on the screen. unemployment dropped from 7.9 to 7.7%, the economy created 146,000
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Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
. but will be available in montgomery county and baltimore city. in washington state the governor signed the gay marriage law yesterday and same sex couples were able to get wedding licenses. many lined up outside an administration building in seattle. voters there also approved gay marriage in a november referendum. >>> other stories making headlines. the foreign ministry still hasn't decided whether to send john mcafee back. he did that in guatemala city yesterday. he said he fears for his safety because he has sensitive information about official. >> there will be a funeral for a man after he got pushed on to the subway tracks. that man's wife says they had fought and he had been drinking. he had a bottle of vodka on him as he was killed. the homeless man accused of pushing him was bothering people. that's when the argument broke out and he was pushed on to the tracks. >> you don't hear this too often. 911 dispatchers got a call for help from a burglary suspect. christopher more is accused of breaking into a home. james and his wife and two children were asleep at the time. jero said
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